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Gradius is a popular series of horizontal-scrolling shooter games developed by Konami. Its main protagonist is a ship called the Vic Viper. One of its signature enemies is the Moai, an alien space construct based on the real-life Easter Island Moai, which shoots rings of energy.

Castlevania has made several references to the Gradius series.

References to the Gradius series in CastlevaniaEdit

Mascot games which contain both Castlevania and Gradius charactersEdit

Production similarities between Castlevania and GradiusEdit

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